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Heading to Edinburgh for New Year? www.thisisedinburgh.com is the best place to start planning your trip. 


Our friends at Citylink are this year operating Street Party Buses after the event, to make sure you get home safely. Destinations include Glasgow, Dunfermline, Perth, Dundee, Stirling, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and St Andrews and will depart after the Street Party from Edinburgh Bus Station. Tickets are priced £30.00 to all destinations and pre-event booking required.

A full list of destinations is available from http://www.citylink.co.uk/eventslink.php or by calling 0871 266 33 33 

Free Hogmanay NightBus Services run from 00:20-04:00 and will get you home safe at the end of the night courtesy of Johnnie Walker and Lothian Buses. Click here for more information.



The East Coast line is Britain’s fastest inter-city route and is operated by East Coast Trains www.eastcoast.co.uk, linking Edinburgh Waverley Station with London and Europe. Virgin Trains also operate a number of routes to and from Edinburgh, got to www.virgintrains.co.uk for details.

Other lines are served by FirstGroup www.firstgroup.co.uk and Network Rail www.networkrail.co.uk. For New Year train times and travel details visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 48 49 50. 


For all your Edinburgh’s Hogmanay car rental requirements visit www.arnoldclarkrental.com. If you are driving to Edinburgh and have spare seats, why not find some travel companions at www.nationalcarshare.co.uk or by visiting www.gocarshare.com. For local parking and Park & Ride facilities visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk


Edinburgh is served by Edinburgh International Airport, visit www.edinburghairport.com for full list of flights and services from European destinations. To make sure you find the cheapest air fares to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay visit www.skyscanner.net 

Let Transport for Edinburgh get you between the city centre and Edinburgh Airport 24/7 with Airlink (24 hours) and Edinburgh Trams  (06:15-22:45). 

Please Note: Transport services will be limited over Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.